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Why There Are Words Presents: Strange
May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$10
Aren’t the strangest experiences often the most relatable—the most memorable? Join Why There Are Words on May 9, 2019, at Studio 333 in Sausalito for an extraordinary night of uncanny readings as six spectacular authors read on the theme of “Strange.”
Doors open at 7pm; readings begin at 7:15. $10 entry fee at the door. Cash bar. For more details, including the authors’ full bios, see the website, www.whytherearewords.com. For more details about WTAW Press, of which the reading series is a program, visit www.wtawpress.org.
Kate Hope Day is the author of the debut novel If, Then (Random House, March 2019). She was an associate producer at HBO and lives in Oregon with her husband and their two children. www.katehopeday.com
Michael DuBon is a first-generation Nevada native of Guatemalan descent. He is a MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at Saint Mary’s College of California, graduating in May. His poetry has appeared in The Meadow. He is currently working on his memoir: The DuBonicles: A Guide to Exile.
Melissa Duclos is the author of the novel Besotted (7.13 Books, March 2019). Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, and Bustle, among others. She is the founder of Magnify: Small Presses, Bigger, a monthly newsletter celebrating small press books, and co-founder of Amplify: Women’s Voices, Louder, a series of writing retreats aimed at putting woman-identifying writers on the path to publication. melissa-duclos.com
Devi S. Laskar’s debut novel, The Atlas of Reds and Blues, was published by Counterpoint Press in February 2019. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming from such journals as Fairy Tale Review, Rattle, and Tin House. She is also the author of two chapbooks, Gas & Food, No Lodging and Anastasia Maps, both published by Finishing Line Press in 2017. www.devislaskar.com
Cheryl A. Ossola is the author of the debut novel The Wild Impossibility (Regal House Publishing, May 2019). Her work has been published in Fourteen Hills, Switchback, and Dance Magazine, among others. A member of the San Francisco-based Writers Grotto, she now lives and writes in Italy. www.cherylaossola.com
Amos White is an awarded American haiku poet and author, producer, and civil rights activist. He is founder and host of the Heart of the Muse: a creative’s salon, and executive producer and host of Beyond Words: Jazz+Poetry show, and president of Bay Area Generations literary reading series.
Why There Are Words (WTAW) is an award-winning national reading series founded in Sausalito in 2010 by Peg Alford Pursell, and now expanded to seven additional major cities in the U.S. The series draws a full house of Bay Area residents every second Thursday to Studio 333, located at 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, CA 94965. The series is a program of the 501(c)(3) non-profit WTAW Press. For more information see the website www.whytherearewords.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: Studio 333 at (415) 331-8272.